Romulus Dante Scoglio Sr.
Published in Gainesville Sun from May 6 to May 7, 2014


Gainesville - Romulus Dante Scoglio, Sr., born
February 4, 1928 in Washington D.C., passed away
Saturday, May 3, 2014 at NFRMC in Gainesville,
Florida surrounded by his loving family.

Romulus graduated from
Central High School in Washington D.C. in
1947. He joined the Army's Occupational Forces during W.W.II and served
in the Korean War. After he returned, he went to work for the Chesapeake
& Potomac Telephone Company as a manager. After retiring in 1984, he
and his wife moved to Gainesville, Florida.

Romulus was an enthusiastic music lover who enjoyed singing and dancing.
He loved playing games with his family, watching football and spending time
with his close friends. He spent his spare time flea marketing and tinkering
with his old trucks. He was well known for his sense of wit and humor and
never met a stranger.

Romulus is survived by his loving wife of 60 years, Dorothy Mae, their four
children, Romulus Dante, Jr. (Yudy), Thomas Steven (Janet), Paul Edward
& Tina Marie Haynes (Michael), thirteen grandchildren and six

Romulus was preceded in death by his parents, Antonio and Christina
Scoglio, his oldest son, Anthony Thomas and his grandson, Vincent Thomas.

A Funeral service will be held for Mr. Scoglio on Wednesday, May 7th,
2014 at 2:00 p.m. in the Forest Meadows Central Cemetery's Chapel in the
Meadows, 4100 NW 39th Ave. There will be a visitation on Tuesday May
6, 2014 from 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. at the Forest Meadows Funeral Home.

In lieu of flowers, those who wish may make a donation to Hospice of
Citrus County of the Nature Coast, 150 North Main Street, High Springs,
FL 32643.

Arrangements are under the care of Forest Meadows Funeral Homes, 725
NW 23rd Ave., Gainesville, FL 32609 (352) 378-2528.

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